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18 june 2020

11:31
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to today's outrageous Supreme Court ruling blocking President Trump's rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood...

11:01
Continuing with its campaign to alert of dangerous changes to BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) prescription policies, the Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations (CSRO) today alerted leaders of many of the largest employers in...

10:15
In the face of grocery chains cutting the pay of their employees, Unifor will be holding a virtual rally on Friday to show support for the workers. "Retail workers play a vital role in our economy and our communities, as we have all seen throughout...

10:09
Politically motivated persecution of prominent Philippine journalist Maria Ressa underscores the need for international sanctions to protect media rights, says World Press Freedom Canada. A targeted international sanctions system in response to the...

09:00
Unifor Local 594 will host a media event outside the Legislative Building in Regina, to demand action from their Premier. Media and the public are invited to attend the event, which will also be livestreamed on Facebook at www.fb.com/unifor594....

09:00
Home and specialty infusion is a $19 billion industry serving more than 3.2 million patients annually, according to the National Home Infusion Foundation's (NHIF) Infusion Industry Trends 2020 report.  ...

09:00
A group of 12 surgical professional associations representing more than 150,000 surgeons announced today the formation of the Surgical Care Coalition to protect patients, improve their quality of life, and ensure timely access to surgical care. The...

08:45
SCAR (Spokane Community Against Racism), and many partner organizations (see scarspokane.org for full list), will unveil the Platform for Change: Responding to This Moment, taking place at The Gathering Place at 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. on June...

08:10
As China continues its brutal repression of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan, what China calls Xinjiang, President Trump signed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act. Senator Marco Rubio tweeted earlier that "Today President Trump...

07:00
As university students across Canada express a growing displeasure with the polarized battles over COVID-related government aid for oil and gas companies, two Edmonton graduate students are doing something about it ? and they're asking others to join...

06:00
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) has ignored calls from its own advisory board, stakeholders, Ontario colleges and unions to not move to a self-regulation model for safety. "Public safety must be the core of any changes to...

03:30
Combine a pandemic flu outbreak with civil unrest and you have a protein-rich diet for US public markets. The indexes don't lie.   Analysts can slide beads around on abacuses all day, postulate theories and attempt to explain it, but the resiliency...

03:00
Karriem Allah opens this Message with a review of the infamous Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, also known as the 3-strikes "crime law," which was passionately authored by then-U.S. Senator Joseph Biden. Karriem Allah describes...

03:00
Thermos L.L.C. announced today that it has made a monetary donation to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The funds will go towards achieving racial justice through litigation, advocacy and public education. Thermos' mission is to "Protect...

03:00
Lifefactory, a sub brand of Thermos L.L.C., announced today that has made a monetary donation to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The funds will go toward NAACP LDF's fight to achieve racial justice through litigation, advocacy and...


17 june 2020

23:10
Bill Poulos, Co-Founder of Profits Run, today announced his support of President Trump's executive order calling for police reform and limiting the use of potentially deadly chokeholds. Poulos shared, "The executive order read, 'As Americans, we...

18:11
Be Woke.Vote, co-founded by Director Deon Taylor and Producer Roxanne Avent Taylor, announced today new partnerships with BRON Studios' Aaron L. Gilbert and Brenda Gilbert and Emmy Award winning NBA Analyst Kenny Smith to continue their work to...

16:21
U.S. Senator Cory Booker, addressing the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Virtual Global Forum, declared that "silence is complicity" when fighting for racial equality in the United States and combating assaults on Blacks and Jews.  In the...

15:56
NATSO, representing the nation's truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America, today encouraged members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure...

14:33
A statewide poll of likely Pennsylvania voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration...

14:28
A statewide poll of likely North Carolina voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration...

14:25
A statewide poll of likely Wisconsin voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration...

14:21
A statewide poll of likely Minnesota voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration...

14:19
A statewide poll of likely Ohio voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform...

14:18
Until President Trump suggested that hydroxychloroquine (HCQ, Plaqueniltm) might help COVID-19 patients, it was generally considered a very safe drug, observes the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS). It was approved by the FDA in...

14:16
A statewide poll of likely Michigan voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration...

14:15
A statewide poll of likely Georgia voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform...

14:15
A statewide poll of likely Florida voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform...

14:14
A statewide poll of likely Maine voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform...

14:09
A statewide poll of likely Arizona voters finds broad voter support for reductions in immigration in the face of massive layoffs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. The polling was conducted on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform...

13:46
Today, Teamsters Joint Council 46 in Buffalo, N.Y. announced its endorsement of Democratic candidate Nate McMurray in his race for Congress in the 27th District. A special election will be held on Tuesday, June 23 to fill the Congressional seat...

13:33
Barely a month after the killing of George Floyd by Minnesota Police, a new victim, Rayshard Brooks, was killed in a Wendy's parking lot by an Atlanta police officer. The officer has since been fired but the family is finding it hard to receive this...

13:01
Today, the United States Senate passed The Great American Outdoors Act, historic legislation that would provide dedicated funding to reduce the National Park Service's deferred maintenance backlog ? nearly $12 billion in needed repairs across the...

12:28
The Supreme Court, in a ruling issued yesterday, affirmed that sex-based discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 includes sexual orientation and gender identity. The decision is significant because some Circuit Courts ruled...

10:00
A large majority of Texas voters across the political spectrum support abstinence-plus, medically-accurate, and age-appropriate sexual health education in schools, according to a new poll released this week by the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen...

09:28
Unifor Local 594 will host a media event outside the Legislative Building in Regina, to demand action from their Premier. Media and the public are invited to attend the event, which will also be livestreamed on Facebook at www.fb.com/unifor594....

09:00
Christopher Allen, Founder & Principal Architect, Blockchain Commons, and Sean Moss-Pultz, Co-Founder & CEO, Bitmark Inc., have jointly issued an open letter regarding Charter - a new Social Media Architecture for the public. The corresponding letter...

08:59
While frontline healthcare workers across the province are working tirelessly to keep Ontarians safe, the provincial government has shown an incredible lack of respect when it comes to the exclusion of thousands from pandemic pay....

08:34
American Jewish Committee (AJC) is receiving a Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) "Speak Out for Israel" grant. The award is part of a global campaign to promote an accurate narrative of Israel and counteract efforts to delegitimize the Jewish state....

08:20
The Aloha '?ina Party is now federally recognized, officially has their candidates on the ballot, and is ready for the November 3rd general election. The party has fifteen (15) candidates total, one (1) candidate running for U.S. Congress, two (2)...

07:00
TO: Black Lives Matter Leaders and Supporters FROM: Bob Johnson, Founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and The RLJ Companies DATE: June 17, 2020 RE: The Formation of An Independent Black Political Party I am writing to you with a...

06:00
In response to Facebook's repeated failure to meaningfully address the vast proliferation of hate on its platforms, six organizations today announced a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, that asks large Facebook advertisers to show they will not...

02:01
Energy Transition Commission (ETC) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) today jointly released the report Achieving Green Recovery for China: Putting Zero-Carbon Electrification at the Core. The report recommends key stimulus programs for China's...


16 june 2020

17:26
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government's decision to hire hundreds of new Corrections staff is an important step to easing the crisis in Ontario's Corrections system. "We appreciate the efforts made by the Premier, Solicitor...

16:45
Journalists for Human Rights is appalled by Judge Rainelda...

16:24
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash, in a historic public appearance by a senior Arab government official before a global Jewish organization, today addressed the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Virtual Global Forum....

15:56
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama addressed the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum. AJC delegations have regularly met with the prime minister, twice in Tirana and several times at the global Jewish organization's New York headquarters and...

15:38
A broad coalition of industry and government organizations today urged Members of Congress to oppose an amendment to the highway reauthorization bill that the House Transportation Committee is considering on June 17. The amendment would allow...

15:35
The following statement is an open letter from EBONY Foundation: To Our Elected Officials: Since the recent tragic deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, coupled with the tragic death of George Floyd and the recent tragic death of Rayshard Brooks,...

13:21
In response to the Trump administration's announcement that it would rescind regulations that prohibit health care discrimination against patients based on gender identity, William Jaquis, MD, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency...